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The Grid is Gathering 31

Grid poster October 2015

The Grid is back!

Saturday 10th Oct at Springbourne Christian Centre we’re hosting one of the Elim Serious4God Gathering 100 events in association with the other local Elim Churches.

More than a normal Grid, we’re starting at 3pm with a fun and games afternoon, and the evening celebration starts at 7pm. £3 for the whole afternoon, £2 if you’re just coming for the evening celebration.

We’ve got Graffiti workshops, bungee runs, Hog Roast, Skalextric and more stuff that I can’t remember. All this in addition to our usual awesome evening of worship, teaching and fun.

Defining Moments with Jesus

By Justin Ken, via Flickr

Photo by Justin Kern, via Flickr

Our new Sunday morning series  starts on 13th Sept at 10:30 (as usual). ‘Defining moments with Jesus’ will walk us through key moments in people’s lives when they met with Jesus. All the moments were different, but all the people we will hear about went away changed in one way or another.

(Click on title for recording)
Sept 13th A man with leprosy A Transforming Moment
Sept 20th A wayward woman A Terrifying Moment
Sept 29th A dead girl A Tearful Moment
Oct 4th A rich young ruler A Tragic Moment
Oct 11th A sick woman A Touching Moment
Oct 18th A condemned man A Thrilling Moment
Oct 25th A foolish Pharisee A Teaching Moment
Nov 1st A restored man A Tender Moment
Nov 8th A witnessing woman A Trusting Moment

Life above your circumstances

Living AboveWe are starting our new series ‘Living above your circumstances’ on 3rd May. The series promises to be a great set of messages so please come along.

May 3rd Living in Freedom Prov 1:7
May 10th Living in a Good Place Prov 2:1-6
May 17th Living in Outrageous Joy Phil 1:3-11
May 24th Living in God’s Guidance Prov 3:5-6
May 31st Living a Life of Love Phil 2:1-11
Jun 7th Living in Times of Trial Jam 1:1-12
Jun 14th Living above your Circumstances Phil 3:12-14
Jun 21st Living and overcoming worry Phil 4:6-9
Jun 28th Living a life of Contentment Phil 4:10-19

7 Cries from the cross

The Crosses on Good Friday / Jason St Peter via Flickr

Image from Jason St Peter via Flickr

Our new Easter series entitled ‘7 Cries from the Cross’ starts on 1st March.

1st March (Family Service) – A Word of Pardon. Luke 23:33-38

8th March – A Word of Assurance. Luke 23:39-48.

15th March – A Word of Compassion. John 19: 23

22nd March – A Word of Sorrow. Matthew 27:45-50.

29th March – A Word of Suffering. John 19: 28-29.

Good Friday – A Word of Victory. John 19:30.

Easter Sunday 5th April – A Word of Greeting. Matthew 28:9.

On Easter Sunday we will be joined by Steve Murray – more details to follow.

Christmas Unwrapped

ChristmasUnwrappedOur Christmas series starts with advent on the 30th Nov. You would be most welcome to join us as we unwrap the real meaning of Christmas this year.

November 30th 10:30am The gift of a meaningful life
December 7th 10:30am The gift of a life and family
December 14th 10:30am The gift of the Holy Spirit
December 21st 5pm The gift of His peace that keeps us!
(Carols by candlelight and Hog Roast Special)
December 25th 10:30am The gift of Jesus..the greatest gift!
December 28th 10:30am The gift of His wisdom for New Year

All Yours, Always Yours


Our worship leader, James Shepherd has finally released his first album. It’s available now on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon (plus other places I don’t have links for). It’s a lovely mix of music that blesses and challenges you and well worth getting hold of now, if not sooner. I hope to have CD’s available in time for Christmas as well.

Found: Spotify

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